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    Thursday, April 28th, 2011

    Chicago’s WGN-TV Interviews Rebecca Skloot

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    “I’ve been traveling and talking about the book for over a year now,” Rebecca says, “and one of the things that’s so incredible is to […]



    Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

    Tavis Smiley Interviews Rebecca Skloot on PBS

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    “So thrilled I got to go back on the Tavis Smiley show this week for a follow-up about the response to The Immortal Life and […]



    Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

    If you have used HeLa cells in the course of your professional or academic career, tell us about the research you’ve done using HeLa cells – how has HeLa contributed to your science? What have you learned from them?

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    Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

    Many book groups spend lots of time talking about Deborah’s sister, Elsie. How did your group discuss this part of the Lacks family story?

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    Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

    Did learning about Henrietta Lacks’s story change the way you see race and medical ethics in the U.S.?

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